Nicola Corzine named Women of Influence by Silicon Valley Business Journal

2023-10-19T13:12:47-07:00 October 13th, 2023|Inclusive Entrepreneurship, Support/Mentor Networks|

San Francisco, CA, October 13th, 2023– The Silicon Valley Business Journal has announced Nicola Corzine has been named a Women of Influence honoree. Now in its 30th year, the Women of Influence program recognizes women in the business community who are blazing a trail at their respective companies, are respected for accomplishments within their fields, give back to the community, and are sought out as respected advisors and mentors.

On this honor, Nicola had this to say, “Being selected among these incredible women leaders in the Bay Area is an exceptional honor and one that is filled with deep appreciation to my amazing team at the Center, longtime mentors, and incredible family who have truly made this possible.”

About Nicola Corzine

Nicola Corzine serves as the Executive Director of the Nasdaq Entrepreneurial Center, a non-profit that delivers world-class resources and mentoring to enable every entrepreneur across the globe to realize their maximum potential. As Executive Director, Nicola is responsible for strategic and operational leadership that helps drive research, programming, fundraising, and operations for the organization.

Nicola brings over 17 years of strategic business development and entrepreneurial thought leadership programming experience to the Nasdaq Entrepreneurial Center, most recently in her role as Deal Manager for the Band of Angels, a position held since 2004 as well as Investment Partner in the 2009 Acorn fund which includes investments in Practice Fusion, Niveus Medical, and Flywheel, one of the biggest names in the E-hailing industry. During her time at the Band, she was as an early advisor to Startup America and led the development of the first national and regional Angel Capital Association conferences.

Prior to Band of Angels, Nicola was the founder and executive director of Financing Partners, an organization that delivered education to both entrepreneurs and investors to enable them to reach their mutual objectives. Before Band of Angels, she was part of three startup companies in the US and UK.

Nicola is a frequent speaker on angel investing, technology trends, and seed financing at Universities including Stanford, Wharton, and Duke, national conferences, including IEEE Women in Engineering, NVCA, and Innovation Enterprise, and has served as a formation advisor to several regional and international angel groups and seed funds.

About the Nasdaq Entrepreneurial Center

The Nasdaq Entrepreneurial Center (“the Center”) is an independent, non-profit building a better path for entrepreneurs worldwide. Established in 2014 with the support of the Nasdaq Foundation, the Center is dedicated to improving inclusion, access, and knowledge in entrepreneurship. The Center delivers free education to meet the real-time needs of entrepreneurs and then translates those needs into actionable data that is shared with policymakers and academic institutions around the world to build more opportunities for all entrepreneurs. For more information visit:

About the Silicon Valley Business Journal

The Silicon Valley Business Journal is the premier media solutions platform for companies strategically targeting business decision makers. The media products provide comprehensive coverage of business news from a local, regional, and national perspective publishing daily stories on its website, social networks, and weekly edition available in print and online. The Silicon Valley Business Journal is part of American City Business Journals (ACBJ) that delivers a total business audience of over 10 million people via our websites and publications and nearly 1,000 annual industry leading events. ACBJ owns 44 business publications across the country that offers exclusive, in-depth business coverage.

In addition, ACBJ owns and operates AmericanInno, BizWomen, BizEquity and Hemmings. ACBJ is a unit of Advance Publications, Inc.



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